I have been craving Korean food a lot lately. I used to dream of going to grocery stores like Whole Foods and Trader Joe’s when I lived in Korea, but recently I have been dreaming of Korean Markets. I never expected that! Surprisingly, there are many Korean Markets in SoCal. I recently visited Zion Market, a chain in the LA/Orange County area. The market was awesome, I was able to find everything I was looking for and things I forgot about. The market was equipped with a bakery, The Face Shop, prepared foods section and of course groceries – including all the staple meats, produce, condiments and supplies for an authentic Korean meal.
Below are some of my Korean favorites that I never thought I would have again and found them all at Zion Market, including rice wine, mixed rice, citron tea, jajangmyeon, mandu, and fish ice cream!